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SBI launches scorecard to measure South Africa’s business performance

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     18th June 2019 The Small Business Institute (SBI) is launching a new scorecard, the SBI Index Tracker, to measure South Africa’s performance relative to other countries in terms of the ease of doing business and other metrics. The SBI Index Tracker measures South Africa’s business environment across the... 

Late payments the ‘assassin of small businesses’, says SBI’s Swanepoel

By: Simone Liedtke     6th May 2019 Small businesses need predictable cash flow to gain traction, pay employees, market their products and services and invest in and grow their businesses, says Small Business Institute executive director Bernard Swanepoel. He adds that one of the surest ways to disrupt the growth of small... 

SME sector ‘critical’ to growing South Africa’s economy – Pityana  

By: Simone Liedtke     11th April 2019 Business Unity South Africa (Busa) president Sipho Pityana on Thursday said the organisation would convene a Small Business Working Group to obtain the view of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to further determine the challenges facing the SME sector and seek solutions to those... 

Small Business Institute to host indaba with a focus on job creation 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     1st April 2019 The Small Business Institute (SBI) will hold its first of two small business indabas at the Bryanston Country Club, on April 11, where three major South African political parties will debate their manifestos. The indaba will be held under the theme “Creating jobs against all odds”, with the... 

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